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Worcester tea bowl with a Japanese pattern

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An image of Tea bowl and saucer. Worcester Porcelain Factory. The circular tea bowl and saucer have rounded sides, on low footrings. The tea bowl is painted with Japan pattern of alternate sprays of chrysanthemum and flowering prunus, separated by four vertical orange panels, gilt with trelliswork. The interior has a central chrysanthemum head mons; the saucer is painted en suite, with two insects concealing contemporary flaws. Soft-paste porcelain, painted in red, orange, blue, turquoise and green enamels and gilt, height, tea bowl, 4.8 cm, diameter, tea bowl, 7.5 cm, height, saucer, 3.0 cm, diameter, saucer, 12.5 cm, circa 1770. Production Note: This pattern is also found on Worcester porcelain decorated in London, probably in the atelier of James Giles. See no. C.7 & A-1918.

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Tea bowl and saucer. Worcester Porcelain Factory. The circular tea bowl and saucer have rounded sides, on low footrings. The tea bowl is painted with Japan pattern of alternate sprays of chrysanthemum and flowering prunus, separated by four vertical orange panels, gilt with trelliswork. The interior has a central chrysanthemum head mons; the saucer is painted en suite, with two insects concealing contemporary flaws. Soft-paste porcelain, painted in red, orange, blue, turquoise and green enamels and gilt, height, tea bowl, 4.8 cm, diameter, tea bowl, 7.5 cm, height, saucer, 3.0 cm, diameter, saucer, 12.5 cm, circa 1770. Production Note: This pattern is also found on Worcester porcelain decorated in London, probably in the atelier of James Giles. See no. C.7 & A-1918.

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  • Accession Number: C.93 & A-1933
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/32.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Katie Young
  • Image height: 783 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 459.03kB
  • Exposure time: 1/90
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 32/1

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18th Century bowl ceramics chrysanthemum cream drinking vessel enamel enamelled English famille rose floral flowers Georgian gilded gilt glazed James Giles lead-glazed orange painted porcelain saucer service ware serving piece soft-paste porcelain studio ceramics tableware taking tea tea bowl teabowl teaware trellis vessel Worcester Porcelain Factory

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